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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992.
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992. « Show less

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  • Christopher Newport University forum talks balance between freedom of speech, criticism of religion

    The attack that killed staffers of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris has raised difficult questions about the balance of freedom of speech in terms of if and when it is appropriate to criticize religion. A group of professors at Christopher Newport...
  • CNU poll shows interest in major political reform in Virginia

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics — and that the fix may lie deeper than gift bans. Their latest survey found that almost all voters —...
  • 150th anniversary of the Hampton Roads Conference

    On Feb. 3, 1865, a steamboat floating in the waters of Hampton Roads was the setting of a meeting between Union and Confederate officials to discuss a peaceful end to the Civil War. An accord was not reached, although the meeting became a signal from...
  • In the latest CNU poll, a deep desire for basic reforms emerges

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University seemed to have tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics -- and that the fix may go deeper than gift bans. Consider two unexpected results from the...
  • Virginians say the state's politics aren't honest, CNU poll finds

    Barely a third of Virginians think the state's politics are clean, a new survey by Christopher Newport University's Wason Center for Public Policy shows. Some 64 percent of voters surveyed by the Center's student pollsters in the past several days say...
  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center offers revealing showcase for African-American art

    Sift through the world of contemporary African-American art for even a short time and you can't help but be struck by one of its most defining features. Time is no object in this far-sighted realm, where even new work is likely to have one foot...
  • Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go

    Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go
    NEWPORT NEWS — It’s been seven months since the announcement. And, as of Sunday, it’ll be eight weeks until the inaugural One City Marathon is here. This brings a chuckle to Jason Todd, the president of Flat-Out Events, which is...
  • McDonnell trial: Shorter sentence still sends strong ethics signal

    McDonnell trial: Shorter sentence still sends strong ethics signal
    RICHMOND — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell got a lot less time than federal prosecutors wanted Tuesday, but the fact that he faces time behind bars still sends a strong signal that Virginia needs to clean up its ethics act, political scientists and...
  • Tons of data

    The state puts a mind-boggling amount of spending data online, allowing people to drill down on individual purchases that cost taxpayers less than a hundred bucks. It's called Commonwealth Data Point, and it lives online at http://www.datapoint.apa....
  • Virginia missing student suspect charged in 2005 sex assault

    Virginia missing student suspect charged in 2005 sex assault
    A grand jury on Monday indicted the suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student with attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a 2005 attack. The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, is jailed in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
  • Body of missing Virginia student Hannah Graham found; new charges likely

    Body of missing Virginia student Hannah Graham found; new charges likely
    Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said. Graham, a University of Virginia...